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Apples

Nutrition Benefits

Fiber: helps reduce cholesterol levels and may lower your risk of heart disease.

Low in sodium: may help reduce high blood pressure.

Selection

Look for apples that are firm and have smooth skin. Avoid apples that are bruised or soft.

Storing

Store in refrigerator in sealed plastic bag for up to 3 weeks. Keep away from strong smelling foods like onions.

Cleaning

Rinse apples under cool running water before eating.

Preparing

Eat whole or cut into slices. Spread 1T peanut butter on a whole wheat tortilla, top with sliced apples and roll up for a filling snack or quick breakfast.

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